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The Gallaway Cook Allan Prize in Law & Emerging Technology

Gallaway Cook Allan Prize in Law & Emerging Technologies

Gallaway Cook Allan is once again proud to sponsor The 2021 Gallaway Cook Allan Prize in Law & Emerging Technologies. University of Otago students taking the 400-level paper have completed essays on any legal and regulatory issues surrounding emerging technologies.

This year the essay topics range from crime in the digital art trade to transformative AI, to facial recognition tech. Very interesting reading for anyone wanting to understand the complexities surrounding legal & regulatory issues for emerging tech. Essays that make the shortlist have been chosen by a panel of judges, from academia and business. Outside of the usual criteria for academic papers the judges have given weight to readability. We want you to engage with the essays and enjoy them. The six shortlist entries are now live! Click here »


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